School Board Eyes Budget
Transylvania County Schools will be asking for at least a 3.5 percent increase in its next budget from the county.
Norris Barger, the school system’s director of business services, told the Board of Education during its recent meeting the requested increase does not include what they may need from the county to help with likely state budget cuts.
For the current school year, commissioners approved a $9,306,383 budget, which was a 6.62 percent increase over the previous year. The budget amount doesn’t include money for building repairs and maintenance.
A 3.5 percent increase would be a...